General News and Important Messages

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International Baccalaureate Programme
by Office Staff - Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:31 PM
 

NorKam Senior Secondary invites you to an information session outlining the International Baccalaureate Programme.

 IB World Schools share a common thread; a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education.  These principles combined with an innovative curriculum that encourages excellence, creativity and exploration make IB the gold standard in education around the world.

 If your child is currently enrolled in grade nine, we encourage you to consider joining us to find out more information regarding enrolment at NorKam Senior Secondary to facilitate the transition to the IB programme.

 If your child is currently in grade 10 and:

- plans to attend college/university,

- feels unchallenged by regular curriculums/classes,

- is inquisitive, creative and self-directed,

- has above average achievement/ability level,

then you should attend our meeting to learn how the IB programme can give your child an advantage at college or university.

 

Our Information Session:

November 22, 2017

NorKam Senior Secondary School Library

7:00pm


 
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New Curriculum
by Office Staff - Monday, 6 November 2017, 9:36 AM
 

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Please find attached a letter from Minister Rob Fleming providing a rationale for the delay in implementing the graduation program and an outline of the changes and their impact on students in grades nine through 12.  If you have any questions regarding the changes outlined in this letter please feel free to contact me.

Jonathan Brady, Principal


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Grad Commencements 2018
by Office Staff - Thursday, 12 October 2017, 2:52 PM
 

In preparation for the Grad Commencement slide show, grade 12 students are asked to bring baby or pre-school photos in to the office.  Please ensure your student writes his or her name on the back of the photo so it can be returned.

 
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Orange Shirt Day - September 29, 2017
by Office Staff - Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:16 AM
 

ORANGE SHIRT DAY - All Children Matter
Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013.  It grew out of Phyllis' story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all aspects of residential schools happening annually. 

The date was chosen because it is the time of year in which children were taken from their homes to residential schools, and because it is an opportunity to set the stage for anti-racism and anti-bullying policies for the coming school year.  It also gives teachers time to plan events that will include children, as we want to ensure that we are passing the story and learning on to the next generations.

Orange Shirt Day is also an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come.